Best time to visit Bora Bora
The best time to visit Bora Bora is during the dry season between May and October, when the average annual temperature of 27°C (81°F) is tempered by refreshing sea breezes.
July and August are the coolest months of the year due to southeast trade winds called the maraamu with temperatures averaging 24°C (76°F).
French Polynesia enjoys a balmy tropical climate, with hot and humid weather all year round.
During the full moon period – especially in late September and late March – the play of the sun heightens the islands colourful lagoons while the moonlight creates dramatic mountain silhouettes.
The wet season lasts from November to May, with February and March the hottest months. Daily temperature averages 31°C, with a night time low of 24°C. Tropical cyclones can develop between November and March.
Water temperature hovers between 27°C and 29°C throughout the year, with good conditions for diving, snorkelling, swimming and surfing all year round.